Bacchas A won a five goal thriller to maintain their three point lead at the top of the Wi-Manx men’s Premier League on Saturday.
Goals from Jonny Callow (two) and Sean Corlett sealed a 3-2 victory over Vikings A – for whom Gerry Quinn and Andy Harding scored - to all but end their title hopes.
Valkyrs A kept up the pressure at the top with a 6-3 victory over Bacchas B.
Oli Lockley (two), Oli Webster (two), Chris Caldwell and Neil Jacobs grabbed their goals with Tony Bentley-Roberts, Alex Bell and Andy Vernon-Browne finding the net for Bacchas B.
Vikings B eased their relegation worries as they leapfrogged Harlequins A by defeating them 6-2.
Doubles from Ian Perry and John Bateson and one apiece from James Murden and Christian Davis meant Chris Cave and Tony Mansell goals were consolations.
Castletown A moved up to fourth with a 5-0 victory over bottom club Saracens – James Ormond (two), Dale Williams, Sven Lundeque and Donald Stewart the scorers.
Champions Vikings A made it eight wins out of eight in the Wi-Manx women’s Premier League.
They saw off third placed Castletown A with ease.
Kim Carney (two), Karen Faragher (two) and Zoe Carney grabbed the goals in a 5-0 success.
Valkyrs A kept up their own title hopes with a 3-1 victory over Bacchas A.
Andrea Kneen, Lorna Kennaugh and Sarah McChesney were on target with Jenny Vernon-Browne scoring for Bacchas.
Ramsey A overcame basement battlers Castletown B 4-1.
Natasha Moore (two), Alex Callow and Hannah Grubb scored for the northerners with Sally Walker scoring for Town.
Hockey results for Saturday, October 30
Wi-Manx men’s Premier League
Bacchas B 3-6 Valkyrs A
Harlequins A 2-6 Vikings B
Saracens A 0-5 Castletown A
Vikings A 2-3 Bacchas A
Wi-Manx men’s Division One
Bacchas C 4-0 Vikings C
Castletown B 1-3 Valkyrs B
Castletown C 0-4 Ramsey A
Wi-Manx women’s Premier League
Bacchas A 1-3 Valkyrs A
Ramsey A 4-1 Castletown B
Vikings A 5-0 Castletown A
Wi-Manx women’s Division One
Castletown C 1-5 Valkyrs C
Harlequins A 5-0 Saracens A
Vikings B 6-3 Ramsey B
Vikings C 3-1 Bacchas C